Piano Courses

created by Jaak Sikk, MA

The main piano course on piano.social at the moment is the in-depth one year online course called Beginner Classical Piano (created in 2011-2012). It lasts for 12 months and is very thorough. Click here to read some of the testimonials.

In development is another course series where you go through piano technique levels called Level 0, Level 1, Level 2 and so on. Every level gives you a selection of piano pieces to learn. More information coming soon.

If you are a beginner then I suggest starting with:
Level 0 Technique courseor
Beginner Classical Piano basics course

Free


The Frederic Chopin course brings you many interesting and surprising facts about Chopin and his life. It is not a history lesson – rather characterizes a side of Chopin from the personal and educational side.

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12 Lessons
$18


In the “Ode to Joy” course many skills that you already practised in the technique Level 1 course will find its use in musical expression. In addition to be able to play this piece, you will learn about finger positions on the keyboard, how to play double notes with left hand, how to move rhythmically and much more.

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12 Lessons
Free


The course helps you to build up the fundamental skills and basic techniques of playing piano. A set of easy and clear exercises will show you ways how your body energy can be efficiently transformed into music. All that you learn in the course will be in practical use in learning real pieces.

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20 Lessons
Free


In this course you go through key elements of using your body efficiently. Using gravity for your benefit and achieving a physically free body are topics of the course. Special thinking techniques which enable to be apt to changes in use of your body are taught.

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16 Lessons
$38


The course gives you a chance to concentrate on each part of sight reading separately and that way to improve your skills very efficiently. You will discover your talents and weaknesses as a sight reader and will probably get a totally new understanding of the subject.

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23 Lessons
$38


Month 12/12 (lessons 89-96).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 11/12 (lessons 81-88).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 10/12 (lessons 73-80).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 9/12 (lessons 65-72).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 8/12 (lessons 57-64).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 7/12 (lessons 49-56).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 6/12 (lessons 41-48).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 5/12 (lessons 33-40).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 4/12 (lessons 25-32).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 3/12 (lessons 17-24).

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8 Lessons
$38


Month 2/12 (lessons 9-16). Continue your piano studies and start the 11 Month Follow-Up Course. The first piano piece you will start learning is Menuet in G Major by J. S.Bach/C.Petzold.

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8 Lessons
Free


Month 1/12 (lessons 1-8). Jaak Sikk’s Beginner Classical Piano is an in-depth 12 month piano course. The first month is a free complete course that provides learners with a package of high quality basic skills for a beginner pianist. Everything is explained in detail and based on proven scientific theories and approved teaching methods. Give it a try to prove it works for you, and get all the basic knowledge for free.

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10 Lessons

*The certificate is optional and will be awarded after completing the full 1 year course and submitting video(s) of you playing piano piece(s) you learned in the course.

After successfully completing different piano courses you will be rewarded with: